New York [Sept. 5, 2017] With its beach lifestyle series attracting more than four million viewers per week, HGTV has triggered an additional 96 new episodes featuring sand, surf and stunning yet attainable properties on or near the beach. The large order positions HGTV to premiere three hours of beach programming every Sunday night for 52 weeks from now through 2018. Mexico Life, Caribbean Life, Beach Hunters and Beachfront Bargain Hunt are among the renewed series. The network will premiere the new episodes of Beachfront Bargain Hunt on Friday nights beginning Sept. 29, 2017.
“For months, HGTV’s beach programming has delivered consistent gains in viewership, so keeping our pipeline filled with fresh episodes in this genre is a solid programming strategy for the foreseeable future,” said Allison Page, general manager, U.S. programming and development for HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American Country.
HGTV delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. America’s favorite way to get entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to more than 91 million U.S. households; a website, HGTV.com, that attracts an average of nine million people each month; social media platforms that engage nearly nine million users; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, HGTV is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.